CBSE Class 8 English Sample Paper Set N

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CBSE Class 8 English Sample Paper Set N. It’s always recommended to practice as mane sample papers as possible before the examinations. Students can download the sample papers and also question papers of previous years to practice and score better marks in examinations. Refer to other links too for more sample papers.

SECTION – A

(Reading)

A.1  Read the following passage carefully. 

Letme Live 

In  the  serenity  of  lush  green  forests,  Marcus  was  having  a  peaceful  existence along with his two cubs and his tigress. He was  njoying his life in the forest with his fellow companions. 

Till one fine day when their peace was impeached upon by the poachers. The  whole existence of species of animals was challenged, as now  hey had to watch  their movement in their own homes. So much so, that Marcus lost his family in  an escapade from the poachers ..... and now he was left alone. 

Another  monster  which  caused  havoc  in  his  life  was  extreme  hot  and  dry weather. 

As designed by fate, even Marcus wasn't spared. Monsters of Global Warming,  Scarcity of Water and Loss of Habitat were lurking large on the forest. Marcus  fell in a semi-conscious state. 

And  were  his  prayers  answered  ???  ..  YES  ...  one  fine  day  the  whole  forest  witnessed a row of cars and jeeps of some human pecies, who were dressed up as forest officers. 

They  got  down  from  their  jeep  and  tended  on  Marcus,  checked  his  heart  beat and injected  some  medicine in his body to relieve his pain. They  caressed his  grieved body and tied his paws to lift him on a stretcher. He was put in their van  and  taken  off  for  a  new  beginning  ....  yes  he  was  taken  to  a  new  home  in  a wildlife sanctuary. 

 Complete the statements by choosing the appropriate option:

(a) Marcus lived a serene life because 

(i)  food was plenty  (ii)  wildlife was undisturbed  (iii)  he ruled the forest  (iv)  (i) and (ii) 

(b)  When poachers entered the forest they  . 

(i)  threatened the lives of animals  (ii)  killed Marcus  (iii)  challenged the animals   (iv)  saved the family of Marcus 

c)  Marcus, the grand tiger, was a victim of 

(i)  loss of habitat and water   (ii)  thirst   (iii)  poachers   (iv)  loss of greenery 

d)  Eventually Marcus was rehabilitated in the – 

 (i)  forest   (ii)  zoo  (iii)  wild life sanctuary   (iv)  circus 

e)  The word ‘escapade’ in the story means – 

(i)  daring and adventurous act  (ii)  escape  (iii)  capture   (iv)  trap 

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